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Elizabeth Warren claims patriarchy discriminated against her pregnancy and fired her as a special needs teacher, contradicting records and own story

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Report disputes Elizabeth Warren’s claim she was let go from teaching job over pregnancy
Before her transition into politics, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren was reportedly given the green light by a New Jersey education board to continue teaching, contrary to the senator’s claims that she wasn’t invited back because of her pregnancy.

The Riverdale Board of Education in an April 21, 1971, meeting unanimously approved a second-year, part-time teaching contract for Warren, who at the time was a speech pathologist at Riverdale Elementary School, according to the minutes of the meeting obtained by The Washington Free Beacon.

But two months later, Warren tendered her resignation, as documented in minutes from a June 16, 1971, board meeting obtained by the conservative news website.

“The resignation of Mrs. Elizabeth Warren, speech correctionist effective June 30, 1971 was accepted with regret,” the document says.

The findings contradict an account Warren detailed in her 2014 memoir, “A Fighting Chance,” where she insinuated that she was shown the door because of her pregnancy.

“By the end of the school year, I was pretty obviously pregnant,” Warren wrote in the book.

“The principal did what I think a lot of principals did back then — wished me good luck, didn’t ask me back the next school year, and hired someone else for the job.”

Warren’s campaign didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on the discrepancy.

“By the end of the school year, I was pretty obviously pregnant,” Warren wrote in the book.

“The principal did what I think a lot of principals did back then — wished me good luck, didn’t ask me back the next school year, and hired someone else for the job.”

Warren has often repeated this version of events on the campaign trail.

In a Monday night interview with CBS News, the lawmaker stood by her claims.

“All I know is I was 22 years old, I was 6 months pregnant, and the job that I had been promised for the next year was going to someone else,” Warren told the outlet.
 

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If they cannot ignore it at some point, she and her media cheerleaders will eventually play this off as puffery intended to start a conversation. What she and they don't understand is just how much worse her lies come across to a lot of regular people than the average politicians. She, in my and many others opinion, lies about her personal history of abusing the affirmative action system that her political party champion. But her support for it is (IMO) obviously based on scoring political points when she herself should now better than most how abused the system can be. Same with this new story. She and her ilk pushed this narrative of believe women regardless of evidence and punish accused men regardless of evidence, which offends traditional US values and constitutional protections such as trial before punishment, due process, etc. Well wouldn't you know it, she herself sure as heck looks like she told a false story about imaginary boogey men who fired her because they hate pregnant women.

They will deflect and scream Trump lied about banging a porn star, Trump lied about wanting to build a tower. Completely oblivious, either intentionally or not, to the difference. Trump lies about things that make him look good. But no one is harmed by him hiding his prior sex life, or by wanting to build a tower. But the things she seems to lie about do harm people. When applying for schools and jobs and being passed over for immutable characteristics, and when faced with false allegations that result in punishment without evidence. Those things actually harm people, and her apparent lies are no less offensive than her socialist dreams.
 
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That fact that such claims can be published and it doesn't destroy your career in an instant goes to show how valid they are.
 

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No, it was due to discriminating her as native American. It is racial not sexist case.
Oh boy, my memory keeps erasing the fact that she claims to be a Person of Colour in all seriousness.
 

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I think there is actually likely some truth to her story, even though the details seemed to be muddied a bit. This was typical for that time in NJ. In 1972 it a law was overturned that a teacher cannot be automatically forced to leave school after 5 months of gestation.


I agree she should face full scrutiny for her comments but the current batch of posts in this thread are jumping down her throat pretty aggressively.
 
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She's a proven fraud, why should we criticise her less? When you cry wolf, you deserve to get eaten when the wolves appear.
 
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indeed, she is full of shit. it's kind of impressive how many times she seems to prove this, over and over. im constantly learning new ways in which she is full of shit. here's another story she told about her pregnancy contradicting her current story

she didn't have the full certification to be a teacher. she was teaching on an emergency certificate. she actually got the idea to quit teaching when she went to school to take the required courses... to train as an educator (LOL)
And my first year of post graduation, I worked — it was within a public school system, but I worked with the children with disabilities. And I did that for a year. And then that summer — I actually didn’t have the education courses, so I was on an “emergency certificate,” it was called. And I went back to graduate school, and took a couple of courses in education, and said, “I don’t think this is going to work out for me.” And I was pregnant with my first baby, so I had a baby, and I stayed home for a couple of years, and I was really casting about, thinking what am I going to do. … And so I went back home to Oklahoma … for Christmas, and saw a bunch of the boys that I’d been in high school debate with, and they’d all gone on to law school. And they said, “You should go to law school, you’ll love it.” And I said, “You really think so?” And they said, “Of all of us who should have gone to law school, you’re the one who should have gone to law school.”
she doesn't seem to be a person able to follow through on anything. also she is blaming her not continuing a job on her being pregnant, while the reason is probably she didn't have the required training.

funny her friends talked her into becoming a lawyer. sounds like she is a natural bullshitter.
 
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I think there is actually likely some truth to her story, even though the details seemed to be muddied a bit. This was typical for that time in NJ. In 1972 it a law was overturned that a teacher cannot be automatically forced to leave school after 5 months of gestation.


I agree she should face full scrutiny for her comments but the current batch of posts in this thread are jumping down her throat pretty aggressively.
The thread is based on a news report that details official records which contradict her public victim claims. And this same senator used to hold herself out as Native American while advancing her career, and was held out as such by an employer. I also think you might find she benefited greatly from capitalism despite all of her socialist views, and that she failed to consistently (if ever) pay the optional increased income taxes in Massachusetts even though she is running on a platform of soak each and every one of us with heightened taxes.

Opining on the apparent dichotomy or hypocrisy of the most likely Dem candidate (unless HRC stops teasing and does what everyone expected for 3 almost years), is not aggressively jumping down her throat. All we are doing is discussing our views about someone seeking the most powerful job in the world who believes we need to jack up our taxes.
 

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indeed, she is full of shit. it's kind of impressive how many times she seems to prove this, over and over. im constantly learning new ways in which she is full of shit. here's another story she told about her pregnancy contradicting her current story

she didn't have the full certification to be a teacher. she was teaching on an emergency certificate. she actually got the idea to quit teaching when she went to school to take the required courses... to train as an educator (LOL)

she doesn't seem to be a person able to follow through on anything. also she is blaming her not continuing a job on her being pregnant, while the reason is probably she didn't have the required training.

funny her friends talked her into becoming a lawyer. sounds like she is a natural bullshitter.
Holy shit, it just gets worse and worse!

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Elizabeth what are you good in asked her teacher once?

Lying sir!

Then u should become a politician.
 
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#Phonepunk#

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it is more like, she got a job as an undergraduate teaching special needs speaking classes (not a knowledge-intensive field tbh), then she got pregnant and decided to raise her baby instead of either pursuing a degree in education or completing the proper training for a real teacher. she "took a few years off" like one does. got to live that housewife life. her friends are the ones who egged her on towards getting a law degree. it just paints an image of a directionless and unambitious but young woman who found herself in a privileged position and was able to exploit that time and time again.

who is this person? according to her current sob story she had to quit her job. but she didn't have to drop out of school training for that career and she didn't have to choose not work for several years. those were her decisions.

whatever she is talking about now is just her cynically trying to profit from her past via Identity Politics. it will work on the usual crowd, but them only.
 
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I think there is actually likely some truth to her story, even though the details seemed to be muddied a bit. This was typical for that time in NJ. In 1972 it a law was overturned that a teacher cannot be automatically forced to leave school after 5 months of gestation.

I agree she should face full scrutiny for her comments but the current batch of posts in this thread are jumping down her throat pretty aggressively.
Some truth? Not only does her own story contradict her, so do all official records. She was originally hired on an emergency basis despite not meeting basic requirements yet was still offered a second year job, which she rejected. She herself didn't want to pursue the needed requirements.
 
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The official record even has her resignation after she was hired.

Media already spinning it in fine AOC tradition. It is not true, but it highlights an important issue so it is SJW true!
 
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Childless wine aunt bemoans "bad history" that Elizabeth Warren would DARE to lie for political reasons:


proof reddit OP is truely a childless wine aunt:

Childfree and blissfully happy - but it just hit me that when I die, I'll be forgotten with moments.
Cooking dinner, listening to the soundtrack to Evictus out of respect for Nelson Mandela (silly gesture, I know) and I had the painful realization that when I die, I will be forgotten in a blink. My SO is amazing - he is my perfect match in every way. I adore every moment with him and am grateful for each second our hearts are beating at the same time on this blue marble. He is 5 years older than me. Statistics say he'll die first and when I go... I'll be gone. My only brother has one daughter and lives far away. Normally, when I have thoughts like this, they pass quickly but seeing how many people are mourning Mandiba, how many lives are celebrating his, made me realize how small and insignificant I am. How do other happy childfree/childless women deal with that realization? Is it just a matter of setting it aside and living in the moment?
sometimes the memes write themselves.
 

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Sometimes there's nothing else to do other than call someone a piece of shit. Warren is a piece of shit.
 

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This woman has a shot of becoming president.
Lol no she doesn’t.

Media bubble once again but this time it’s all the same people from 2016 who never learned their lesson and kept their jobs despite being entirely wrong. 2020 is gonna be a repeat of “oh my god the sky is falling how could this have happened?” from the same clueless people all over again
 

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Lol no she doesn’t.

Media bubble once again but this time it’s all the same people from 2016 who never learned their lesson and kept their jobs despite being entirely wrong. 2020 is gonna be a repeat of “oh my god the sky is falling how could this have happened?” from the same clueless people all over again
I mean, I both agree and disagree with you.

On one hand, I'd say as things currently stand Trump should win re-election. A historically rather weak midterm (D) performance, the historical trend of an incumbent winning re-election, Republicans tending to fall in line despite having reservations with a candidate, and weak, non-inspiring current Democratic candidates all point to a (R) win to me.

On the other hand, in our system of 51%/49% winner take all, flipping a couple states by a few thousand votes each can drastically flip things at a Presidential level. So to me, in any given election, either main Party has a shot to win unless there is a viable 3rd Party drawing off votes specifically from one other.

So, all in all I predict a Trump win, but would not be extremely surprised if that was upset somehow.
 

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i hear she did a good thing tonight by answering a question about gays by hating on straight men! surely that will appear to the American electorate.

not itt but online i saw someone cheering her on w "Bow down to your next president" etc. i looked at their profile & they live in Canada LOL
 
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i hear she did a good thing tonight by answering a question about gays by hating on straight men! surely that will appear to the American electorate.

not itt but online i saw someone cheering her on w "Bow down to your next president" etc. i looked at their profile & they live in Canada LOL
Was it Trudeau?
 

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This woman has a shot of becoming president. That sends chills down my spine.
 

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Yeah wtf come back when you find the truth that's just insane
It was paraphrased from two paragraphs they segway'ed into it.


My, I’m so sorry for the family here and I know this is hard and not only for the family but for the people in her community, the people throughout Iowa. But one of the things we have to remember is we need an immigration system that is effective, that focuses on where real problems are.

Last month, I went down to the border and I saw where children have been taken away from their mothers. I met with those mothers who had been lied to, who didn’t know where their children were, who hadn’t had a chance to talk to their children. And there was no plan for how they would be re-unified with their children.

I think we need immigration laws that focus on people who pose a real threat and I don’t think mom’s and babies are the place that we should be spending our resources. Separating a momma from a baby does not make this country safer.
 
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Lol no she doesn’t.

Media bubble once again but this time it’s all the same people from 2016 who never learned their lesson and kept their jobs despite being entirely wrong. 2020 is gonna be a repeat of “oh my god the sky is falling how could this have happened?” from the same clueless people all over again
Don't be so sure. While I don't believe all of the polls, it isn't unrealistic that she becomes the nominee. The Democrats are scrambling to find their serial panderer, and a woman is another "plus."

Please America, don't be so dumb